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‘Zero room for error,’ 2nd MAW Harrier pilot earns Air Medal

Story by Cpl Grace L. Waladkewics
Date Taken:02.12.2015| Date Posted:02.20.2015 08:43

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. - Capt. William Mahoney took off from the flight deck of the USS Bataan one day in June 2014 expecting nothing more than a routine flight, though there is nothing strictly routine about launching from or landing aboard a moving 840 foot runway at sea.

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